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Homeowner’s and Builder’s Guide to Energy Efficient Water Heating

Selecting the right water heater for a home can have an ongoing impact on energy bills, as well as home comfort. This guide reviews some recent changes affecting the industry and how homeowners, builders, and contractors can select the best water heater for a home.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Bradford White Water Heaters

What You Need to Know About New Water Heater Regulations

New standards for water heaters will force changes on homeowners, builders and plumbing contractors while saving tons of carbon dioxide emissions and energy at the same time. This white paper explores some of the changes that homeowners and building professionals should understand about home water heaters.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Bradford White Water Heaters

What to Look for When Shopping for a Tankless Water Heater

Many homeowners are considering a tankless water heater as one possible option to meet their needs. There are many reasons to use tankless water heaters, but it's also important to know whether it's the right choice for your home. This white paper identifies factors that you should consider when shopping for a tankless water heater.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Bradford White Water Heaters

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A Look Back: Top 10 2016 Green Home Features

From an innovative use of waste products from door manufacturing to new applications for radiant heating, green home inspiration was a major theme for 2016.

Top 10 2016 Green Home News Items

Here's a look back at the Top 10 news items for 2016, ranked in ascending order of popularity.

4 Tips to Prevent a Thanksgiving Energy Bill Spike

The holiday contributes to an annual increase in energy use due to a usual drop in temperatures, lights staying on longer, and appliances operating more frequently.

New Ontario Building Codes Mandate Drain Water Heat Recovery

New residential building codes in Ontario mandate a 15 percent increase in energy performance, including the use of a vertical drain water heat recovery system.

Don’t be Spooked by Energy Saving Urban Legends

Separate fact from fiction around five popular home energy myths that just don’t add up.

Smart controls manage hot water energy use for multifamily units

Regardless of whether a building has a tank or tankless water heater, the water in the lines between the water heater and the fixture loses heat

What type of water heater is right for my house?

If you're in the market for a new water heater, you're in luck. There are more energy-efficient tank and tankless options in the market than ever.

The role of water heaters in green home certifications

There are a number of green home certifications available in the marketplace today, and most of them include specifications for efficient water heating and distribution systems. That's because water heating is usually the second biggest user of energy in a...

Research Proves the Value of On-demand Recirculation Pumps

Homebuilders and owners literally around the world are interested in saving water and energy through on-demand water pumps.

What should I do with a flooded water heater?

With the devastating floods in West Virginia and other states, many homeowners are facing property losses and a daunting clean up.

First home certified under Canada's Net Zero Energy program

Reid's Heritage Homes was the first builder in Canada to have a Net Zero Energy (NZE) home qualified under the program.

How important is the warranty in choosing a water heater?

Depending on the brand, warranty coverage for water heaters can run three to 12 years, and may cover varying levels of parts and labor expenses.

Remote monitoring improves water heater performance

Many commercial facilities managers are tapping into the power of remote monitoring to improve water heater performance.

Seven energy saving upgrades for an eco-friendly home

If you want to reduce your carbon footprint and save money on your energy bills, a great place to start is by looking at upgrading your home.

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